1982 songs of the year | Google


Rosanna
The song “Rosanna” peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 for five consecutive weeks, behind two different songs, “Don’t You Want Me” by The Human League and “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor.


Eye of the Tiger
The theme song for the film Rocky III, Survivor held Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for six consecutive weeks (the band’s only song to top the chart) and was the Number 2 single of 1982


Abracadabra
In the United States, the Abracadabra was No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for two non-consecutive weeks. Abracadabra was knocked off the top by Chicago’s “Hard to Say I’m Sorry”, but returned to No. 1 two weeks later. Abracadabra also lasted fourteen weeks in the top ten of the Hot 100 chart, and is listed at No. 90 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of all time.


You Can Do Magic
You Can Do Magic was written by Russ Ballard and was recorded as a 1982 single by folk rock duo America from their album View from the Ground. You Can Do Magic rose to number 8 in the US Billboard Top 40 in October 1982.


Don’t Go
Don’t Go was released in the UK in July 1982, and the song peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Yazoo’s second top 5 hit. In the United States and North America, Yazoo was known as Yaz, and consisted of Depeche Mode member Vince Clarke (keyboards) and Alison Moyet (vocals).